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2006 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.96a
Percent of adults age 65 and over who ever received a pneumococcal vaccination,a United States, 1999 and 2004
    2004 1999
Population group Percent Standard error Percent Standard error
Total 57.0 0.8 49.9 0.8
Race AI/AN only 44.2 9.3 DSU DSU
Asian only 34.7 5.7 41.5 6.6
NHOPI only 81.3 17.0 DSU DSU
Black only 39.2 2.4 32.9 2.3
White only 59.2 0.8 51.9 0.9
Multiple races 52.0 8.4 DSU DSU
Ethnicity Hispanic, all races 34.1 2.8 28.6 2.5
Non-Hispanic, all races 58.4 0.8 51.2 0.8
Non-Hispanic, Black 39.2 2.4 32.8 2.3
Non-Hispanic, White 60.9 0.8 53.2 0.9
Gender Female 58.5 1.0 49.5 1.0
Male 55.0 1.2 50.5 1.2
Health insurance Medicare and private 61.9 0.9 53.9 1.0
Medicare and public 53.3 2.1 37.3 2.3
Medicare only 48.9 1.5 44.7 1.5
Family incomeb Negative/poor 42.3 2.0 40.4 2.3
Near poor/low 54.9 1.6 46.1 1.6
Middle 60.7 1.4 52.9 1.5
High 61.1 1.9 53.2 2.0
Education Less than high school 48.3 1.4 43.4 1.4
High school graduate 58.1 1.3 49.5 1.4
At least some college 62.8 1.2 56.9 1.3
Residence location Urban 56.0 0.9 49.3 0.9
Rural 59.7 1.3 51.4 1.6

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population.

b Negative/poor refers to household incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor/low, over the poverty line to just below 200 percent of the poverty line; middle, 200 percent to just below 400 percent of the poverty line; and high, 400 percent of the poverty line and over. Missing values for family income were imputed using multiple imputation methodology. A small number of persons were excluded because their family income could not be imputed.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey.

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